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Synonyms for formation
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. formation(noun)

    an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

    "a defensive formation"; "a formation of planes"

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  2. formation, shaping(noun)

    the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

    Synonyms:
    establishment, shaping, constitution, organization, geological formation, organisation, defining

  3. constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisation(noun)

    the act of forming or establishing something

    "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"

    Synonyms:
    fundamental law, constitution, establishment, physical composition, composition, organization, system, shaping, governance, governing body, ecesis, make-up, validation, institution, makeup, organic law, brass, administration, geological formation, arrangement, organisation

  4. geological formation, formation(noun)

    (geology) the geological features of the earth

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  5. formation(noun)

    a particular spatial arrangement

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  6. formation(noun)

    natural process that causes something to form

    "the formation of gas in the intestine"; "the formation of crystals"; "the formation of pseudopods"

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  7. formation(noun)

    creation by mental activity

    "the formation of sentences"; "the formation of memories"

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

Wiktionary

  1. formation(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tactical formation, battle formation, task force, brigade group, combat team, battle group

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. formation

    Synonyms:
    shape, structure, construction

    Antonyms:
    deformity, malformation, dislocation, distortion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. formation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    creation, production

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Translations for formation

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  • تشكيلArabic
  • формиране, строй, формация, образуванеBulgarian
  • formigoEsperanto
  • muodostelma, muodostaminen, muodostus, muodostuma, koulutusFinnish
  • izglītībaLatvian
  • formazzjoniMaltese
  • formatie, vorming, rotsformatieDutch
  • formasjonNorwegian
  • formaçãoPortuguese
  • формация, образование, формирование, конструкция, создание, обучение, структура, стройRussian
  • నిర్మాణం, ఏర్పాటుTelugu
  • формуванняUkrainian
  • قیامUrdu

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